What Do You Know About Mansa Musa The Richest?

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What Do You Know About Mansa Musa The Richest?

According to history, Mansa Musa was the wealthiest man ever lived, whose riches in the fourteenth century would equal almost $400 billion today. Try out this quiz to know more about Mansa Musa.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the 14th century, Mansa Musa ruled over whichempire?
    • A. 

      Mali

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      Madagascar

    • D. 

      Malta

  • 2. 
    What year did Mansa Musa undertook the 2500 mile overland trip to Mecca? 
    • A. 

      1327

    • B. 

      1340

    • C. 

      1324

    • D. 

      1350

  • 3. 
    How long did it take Mansa Musa to complete the 2500 mile overland trip? 
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Two years

    • C. 

      Two months

    • D. 

      Six months

  • 4. 
    What were the two primary symbols of power in Mansa Musa's empire?
    • A. 

      Gold and Silk

    • B. 

      Gold and Ivory

    • C. 

      Gold and Silver

    • D. 

      Gold and Horses

  • 5. 
    Which city turned into a worldwide center of culture and learning as a result of Mansa Musa's influence?
    • A. 

      Fez

    • B. 

      Timbuktu

    • C. 

      Alexandria

    • D. 

      Mogadishu

  • 6. 
    Who succeeded the throne of Mansa Musa after his death?
    • A. 

      Irani Kunate

    • B. 

      Mansa Sulayman

    • C. 

      Mansa Qu

    • D. 

      Mansa Maghan

  • 7. 
    How many men did Mansa Musa took along on his pilgrimage?
    • A. 

      40,000

    • B. 

      60,000

    • C. 

      70,000

    • D. 

      80,000

  • 8. 
    Mansa Musa reigned in the empire for how many years?
    • A. 

      25 years

    • B. 

      30 years

    • C. 

      35 years

    • D. 

      40 years

  • 9. 
    Mansa Musa made a great fortune from the production of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Gold and silks

    • B. 

      Gold and cotton

    • C. 

      Gold and salt

    • D. 

      Silk and cotton

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the university built by Mansa Musa in Timbuktu?
    • A. 

      University of Sankore

    • B. 

      University of Mali

    • C. 

      University of Timbuktu

    • D. 

      None of the above